Graham Sutherland

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Sutherland, Graham,

1903–80, English painter. Sutherland began his career as a painter at 35 and gained international acclaim with his paintings of war devastation. Among his major religious works are a tapestry for Coventry Cathedral and a series of paintings entitled Thorns. Realistically painted in sharp, cruel forms, they are symbolic of the Passion.


See studies by E. Sackville-West (1955) and D. Cooper (1962).

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POWERFUL new exhibition of original signed prints and drawings by Graham Vivian Sutherland (1903-1980) is currently on show at IAP Fine Art in Monmouth.